Iconic Tampa Irish pub Four Green Fields reopens in Channelside

After being closed since 2020, the new Four Green Fields opened this Thursday.

click to enlarge Iconic Tampa Irish pub Four Green Fields reopens in Channelside
Photo via fourgreenfieldsirishpub/Instagram
This week, Tampa's beloved Irish pub Four Green Fields opened its iconic green door once again.

Located at 802 N 12th St., in Tampa's Channel District, the new location's painted facade is reminiscent of the original bar that opened as America's first authentic thatched-roofed Irish pub in 1992.

Unfortunately, after joining the laundry list of bars, restaurants and stores that fell victim to the hardships of COVID-19, the original Platt Street location shut its doors for good after 30 years of being of service in 2020. 

In its heyday, the bar hosted some of Ireland's most famous performers, like Sinead O'Connor and The Wolf Tones, and was once voted by the Dublin-based publication “Ireland of the Welcomes” as one the top 10 Irish pubs in the world.

On Monday, the pub announced via Instagram and Facebook that the new location would be opening on Thursday. 

“Drumroll please... We are proud to announce that our opening night for the new location is this Thursday 5-26-22,” the post said. “We have live music & the best Guinness around. Be the first to check out the new location, doors open at 7pm...”

While the new location's 16,000-square-foot warehouse is different from the original pub's layout, the entrance welcomes its beloved patrons with a mural made to mimic the Platt Street bar front—with the original green door.

The new Fields, located between Sparkman Wharf and Ybor City, features an outdoor patio area, an in-house microbrewery and a whiskey tasting room. 
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